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L'Equipe: Ben Arfa flies to Barcelona to push forward a move

The French daily reports the Nice midfielder was spotted boarding a flight bound for Barcelona. The article claims the soon-to-be free agent made contact with Barça last week.

L'Equipe: Ben Arfa flies to Barcelona to push forward a move
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French daily L’Equipe is claiming that Hatem Ben Arfa has flown to Barcelona to visit the azulgrana club. The 29-year-old was spotted in Orly airport, south of Paris, boarding a Vueling flight to the Catalan capital.

The article states that the Nice wide man made his way to the Spanish city on Sunday to make contact with the LaLiga club.

Ben Arfa has been lauded for his Ligue 1 performances this season. The ex-Newcastle United man has scored 17 goals and provided five assists in his 17 appearances for Nice.